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    Just heard the news that the decision has been made to cancel NAMES this year.
    Traverse City, MI

  • #2
    That's a shame.
    At the end of the project, there is a profound difference between spare parts and left over parts.

    Location: SF East Bay.


    • #3
      Originally posted by danlb View Post
      That's a shame.
      Simple common sense. The promoter cancels now and has a portion of their fees returned or goes ahead with the event and loses big time with exhibitors backing out and the risk of attendance being a fraction of normal.
      Last edited by reggie_obe; 03-13-2020, 01:15 AM.


      • #4
        Green Bay, WI


        • #5
          Names??? did I miss something?



          • #6
            Originally posted by JoeLee View Post
            Names??? did I miss something?

            "North American Model Engineering Society"
            NOT the easiest thing to google 😆
            Location: Helsinki, Finland, Europe


            • #7
              They will put a formal announcement on their web site shortly. This will be the first year since the very beginning that I won't be there but no one else will be either.
              The shortest distance between two points is a circle of infinite diameter.

              Bluewater Model Engineering Society at

              Southwestern Ontario. Canada


              • #8
                A lot of stuff here is being canceled.

                Some sensible precautions are being taken despite government misinformation and general lack of action.

                "NAMES" is a good one to cancel, because it draws from a wide area. More chance of wide transmission if people from all over gather together, and especially because they would circulate around the show, each potentially interacting with many, perhaps hundreds, of other people.
                Last edited by J Tiers; 03-13-2020, 01:42 PM.
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